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It irked him to see Julia home. Julia knew that she must put an end to their affair, she must get over it. The theatre was her only refuge.
She felt relief, when it was time to go there. Merely to be inside a theatre rested her. In ordinary life she had to stifle her passion and her anguish, but on the stage she let herself go.
She had never put more of herself into a part. 4. Although Michael himself might not be a good actor, but he knew good acting from bad.
So he saw at once that Julia was acting like hell, she was exaggerating and over-acting. Her performance was rotten. Michael blamed only himself.
Julia needed a good rest. He ought to have insisted on her taking holiday long ago. He said they would revive some play.
He was even prepared to suffer losses. The only thing, that mattered, was Julia’s health. Once again Julia was struck by his magnanimity.
Michael was the only man she could rely on. He would never let her down. 5.
She decided to go and stay with her mother. Madame de Lambert, as Michael insisted on calling her, was an old lady well over seventy. Julia had a feeling that in the course of her brilliant career, she had a trifle neglected her mother.
Now she could make up for it. Her mother and aunt led drab monotonous lives and it would be a great joy for them to have her on a long visit. And for Julia it was an opportunity to cut herself off completely for a time from her old life and regain serenity.
Julia, to her great amazement, soon discovered that to them her celebrity was an embarrassment rather than an asset. They didn’t even offer to take her with them to pay calls. Julia was taken aback, when they said that it would be better if she didn’t tell anyone that she was .Скачать